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Sale of 01dB-Metravib

(PresseBox) (Paris, ) AREVA announces today the closing of the sale of 01dB-Metravib, an AREVA TA subsidiary, to the management team of 01dB-Metravib in partnership with the Lyon-based investment fund EVOLEM.

Based in Limonest near Lyon (France), 01dB-Metravib is an international company specializing in acoustics and vibration with a workforce totaling 320 people and sales revenues of about €40 M.

After a competitive disposal process involving numerous French and foreign investors, the project proposed by the managers and EVOLEM was the most suitable to develop the activities of 01dB-Metravib, while fulfilling AREVA expectations and maintaining employment on all the company's sites.


AREVA supplies solutions for power generation with less carbon. Its expertise and unwavering insistence on safety, security, transparency and ethics are setting the standard, and its responsible development is anchored in a process of continuous improvement.

Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA's unique integrated offering to utilities covers every stage of the fuel cycle, nuclear reactor design and construction, and related services. The group is also expanding in renewable energies - wind, solar, bioenergies, hydrogen and storage - to be one of the top three in this sector worldwide in 2012.

With these two major offers, AREVA's 48,000 employees are helping to supply ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of people.